Key Stage 1 Teacher The Olive School, Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job description

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

About The Olive School, Birmingham
The Olive School, Birmingham is a Muslim faith-based, primary school for 4 to 11 year olds, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none. We opened in Sparkhill in 2016 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We have an exemplary reputation for excellence in every aspect of school life. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored classroom support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning. Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.
The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.
You will have:
Strong academic record including Maths and English GCSE grade C (or equivalent
Practical experience of working with children within an educational setting (voluntary or paid
Working knowledge of the National Curriculum
Ability to work one to one, in small groups and with whole classes
Ability to contribute effectively to teachers’ planning and preparation of lessons

About Star Academies
Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.
Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more
Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0121 657 7100.

Key Dates
Closing Date: Thursday 05 December 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed

Our Commitment
Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.
We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Essential educational requirements

A degree qualification or relevant qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or working towards qualification

Essential skills and experience

A knowledge of what constitutes outstanding practice.
A good understanding of statutory requirements at Key Stage 1
Knowledge of classroom organisation and learning strategies.
Knowledge and understanding of SEN strategies and Code of Practice


About The Olive School, Birmingham

The Olive School, Birmingham is a 630 place Muslim faith based primary school which welcomes children from all faiths and none. The school opened in September 2016, admitting 90 children into Reception and 90 children into Year 1. It will welcome another 90 children into Reception each September and will reach its full size in 2021. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism. The Olive School, Birmingham is a happy, friendly place where every child feels welcomed and valued. The curriculum fosters thought, curiosity and a desire for learning, providing a solid foundation for future learning and a rounded educational experience that addresses each child’s academic, personal and social development.

Address
14 Court Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 4LX
Phase
Primary
Type
Free School